Head Lice Treatments

How can I successfully treat a head louse infestation?

There are many myths on how to treat an infestation of head lice. Of course, a majority of these “cures” simply do not work or, at best, will only slow the little blood sucking critters down for a short while.

Early head lice treatments in the United States included the application of an extremely potent (and potentially lethal) pesticide that had originally been developed to kill mosquitoes during World War II. While successful at killing the mosquitoes, it also had the added benefit of being very effective against head louse infestations in the troops operating overseas. Unfortunately, the chemicals used in the pesticide were also highly toxic but modern treatments continue to use a diluted version of the same pesticide. Other chemical treatments have been developed but have been rendered all but useless as the head lice have slowly built up a natural resistance to the chemical agents over time.

Numerous “home remedy” head lice treatments also exist: solutions such as covering the hair of the infected person in olive oil or even mayonnaise in the hopes of suffocating the bugs. At one point it was even thought that dousing the hair of an infected person in gasoline would kill the head louse infestation – not a recommended course of treatment, especially if you are a smoker. Of course, these old wives tails have no foundation in science and are all but worthless in the treatment and elimination of head lice.

While most modern head lice treatments involve using an over-the-counter or prescription shampoo application, Lice Busters NYC has developed an equally effective and completely natural non-toxic solution which, when applied alongside our state-of-the-art lice combs, is guaranteed to rid the affected individual of their infestation, usually in under an hour.

Our all-natural solution has earned worldwide recognition from prestigious publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Child Magazine, CBS and has earned this unique treatment solution’s inventor, Dalya Harel, the nickname of the “Lice Lady.”